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An Adventure Back In Time A Conversation With People About Medication For Autism And Adhd 20 Years Ago

Types of ADHD Medication in the UK There are three types of licensed ADHD treatment in the UK - those that contain the chemical methylphenidate (eg Concerta XL, Equasym XL) or dexamfetamine (eg Elvanse). Stimulants increase brain activity, especially in areas that control the behaviour and attention. They also can help reduce the amount of impulsivity. Other medications used to treat ADHD include atomoxetine and antidepressants such as bupropion. What is ADHD? ADHD is a brain disorder that may cause problems with attention to stimuli, impulse control, and sometimes hyperactivity. It affects children as well as adults and can cause many problems in school, work and relationships. Although the reason for ADHD is unknown, it appears that certain chemical changes in the brain ma...